This month in Review 15 we look at the state of our literary nation, with contributions to our hour-long podcast, first from myself, looking at recent fiction from Wales (especially in regard to magical and dirty urban influences), Suzy Ceulan Hughes exploring the influence of Wales’ traditions on contemporary UK writers as well as her […]
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Contemporary Literature from Wales

Gwen Davies, Robin Chapman and Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17


Gwen Davies on recent fiction in English from Wales, Robin Chapman on the rejection of politicisation in Welsh-language literature since devolution, S …

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The Weir

Jack Pugh

PUBLISHED ON: 04/05/17


Jack Pugh saw The Weir, a joint production between Sherman Theatre and Tobacco Factory Theatres, on 11 October. Directed by Rachel O’Riordan, it is ru …

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Still Life, Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Alice Vernon

PUBLISHED ON: 06/03/17


On Wednesday 21 October, I went to see Mappa Mundi’s chilling ‘Still Life’ at Aberystwyth Arts Centre. It was an exploration into Victorian photograph …

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Dark Matter

Sophie Long

PUBLISHED ON: 30/11/11


Having never actually read a contemporary ghost story, I wondered whether people’s assertions that ‘books are scarier than films’ was in fact true. In …

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